Elizabeth Arnold

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  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Best Underwater Treasure Anyone with a couple of name changes, a history of drinking and prostitution, and memories of war is sure to tell a good story, and she’s no exception. The Star of Scotland, now a shipwreck and dive spot in the Santa...

  • 11 years ago | Longform

    Illustration by Ronald KurniawanToday, June 23, is the four-year anniversary of my father’s shotgun suicide. Father’s Day, always occurring about the same time, was the last day I spoke to him. He asked me if I was getting the oil change...

  • 11 years ago | A Considerable Town

    It was 2 a.m. and I was dropping off my friend Sam at his place near Fairfax and Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood. My car was on and we were sitting in park, talking, when two men with handguns came up from behind — one guy on each si...


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